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Cluster of Influenza B cases in TWGHs Wong Tai Sin Hospital

The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     The spokesperson for TWGHs Wong Tai Sin Hospital (WTSH) made the following announcement today (May 3):

     A total of seven female patients (aged from 56 to 95) and a staff member of an infirmary ward presented with symptoms of fever and flu since April 26. Viral test results for three patients were positive for Influenza B. The patients concerned are being treated under isolation and are in stable condition. The staff member concerned is on sick leave.

     Admission and visiting to the ward concerned has been suspended. Infection control measures have already been stepped up according to established guidelines. All other patients in the ward are under close surveillance.

     The cases have been reported to the Hospital Authority Head Office and the Centre for Health Protection for necessary follow-up.

Ends/Thursday, May 3, 2012
Issued at HKT 18:14


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